Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate intermediate technical skills requisite for artistic self-expression in at least one major performance area at a level appropriate for the particular music concentration. Students will demonstrate fundamental theoretical and historical analytical music score skills, and demonstrate basic keyboard competency in introductory piano performance literature. The courses are divided into four categories: core classes, instrumental and vocal classes, performing ensembles, and electives.
   
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
Corequisite: MUSIC 211 MUSIC 201 Musicianship I 1
Corequisite: MUSIC 201 MUSIC 211 Harmony I 3
Must demonstrate a basic proficiency on the instrument or voice. Audition required; Corequisite; MUSIC 143, 144, 145,146, 147, 148, 231, 2332, 233, 235, 236,237, 240, 241, or 242
MUSIC 140 Applied Music  2x.5 
  Select one course from the following
  MUSIC 120  Music Appreciation 3
  MUSIC 121 History of Rock Music 3
  MUSIC 122  History of Jazz 
  MUSIC 125 History and Literature 3
  MUSIC 126  History and Literature  3
  MUSIC 127  World Music  3
  Select one course from the following
MUSIC 135 Voice Training I 2
MUSIC 135 or equivalent MUSIC 136 Voice Training II 2
MUSIC 136 or equivalent MUSIC 137 Voice Training III 2
  Select one course from the following
  MUSIC 160 Piano I 2
MUSIC 160 or 1/2 year of piano experience MUSIC 161 Piano II 2
MUSIC 161 or 1 year of piano experience MUSIC 162 Piano III 2
MUSIC 161 or equivalent MUSIC 163 Piano Workshop I* 1
MUSIC 163 or equivalent MUSIC 164 Piano Workshop II* 1
MUSIC 164 or equivalent MUSIC 165 Piano Workshop III* 1
MUSIC 165 or equivalent MUSIC 166 Piano Workshop IV* 1
  Select 4 units from the following performing ensembles courses
Ability to perform upon the trumpet, trombone, saxophone, drums, string bass, guitar, or piano. MUSIC 143 Jazz Band 1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band/orchestra/chamber music ensemble MUSIC 144 Woodwind Ensemble 1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band/orchestra MUSIC 145 Brass Ensemble 1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 146 Community Orchestra: Literature 1725-1850 1
Ability to perform on a standard orchestral instrument MUSIC 147 Community Orchestra: Literature 1825-1950 1
Ability to perform on a std. string, winds, or keyboard instrument MUSIC 148 Chamber Music 1
Ability to play a musical instrument in a band/orchestra MUSIC 152 String Ensemble 1
Audition required. MUSIC 230 Chorus 1
Audition required. MUSIC 231 College Choir 1
Audition required. MUSIC 232 Chamber Chorale: Winter Productions 1
Audition required. MUSIC 233 Chamber Chorale: Festival 1
Audition required. MUSIC 235 Concert Singers: Masterworks 1
Audition required. MUSIC 236 Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Traditional 1
Audition required. MUSIC 237 Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Contemporary 1
Audition required. MUSIC 240 Concert Singers: Holiday Concert 1
Audition required. MUSIC 241 Concert Singers: Traditional 1
Audition required. MUSIC 242 Concert Singers: Contemporary 1
  Select 8 units from the following elective courses  (if not used above)
  MUSIC 103 Keyboard Harmony I 2
MUSIC 103 or equivalent MUSIC 113 Keyboard Harmony II 2
  MUSIC 121 History of Rock Music 3
  MUSIC 122 History of Jazz 3
  MUSIC 127 World Music 3
  MUSIC 150 Beginning Guitar 1
  MUSIC 153 Contemporary Guitar I 1
MUSIC 153 or equivalent MUSIC 154 Contemporary Guitar I 1
MUSIC 154 or equivalent MUSIC 155 Contemporary Guitar I 1
  MUSIC 156 Classical Guitar I 2
MUSIC 156 or equivalent MUSIC 157 Classical Guitar II 2
MUSIC 157 or equivalent MUSIC 158 Classical Guitar III 2
  MUSIC 171 Intro to Music Business 3
MUSIC 101 or equivalent MUSIC 176 Introduction to Songwriting 3
  MUSIC 177 Introduction to Music Technology and Sequencing 3
  MUSIC 178 Introduction to Recording and Digital Audio Production 3
  MUSIC 185 Pro Tools 101 1
MUSIC 185 or equivalent MUSIC 186 Pro Tools 110 1
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24
* Piano Workshop courses will be offered beginning with Spring 2017
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2016 GCC Catalog 2016-2017
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.
Last updated: 8/4/2016 3:11:06 PM